Thursday, July 19, 2018

DSC Cattle Showmanship Clinic - Saturday, July 21, 2018

Don't forget to come join us this Saturday, July 21, 2018, at the DSC Cattle Showmanship Clinic hosted by our very own Livestock Mentor, Ernie Dominguez!

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2018 District 10 Recordbook Judging Results for Travis County!

Below are the District 10 Recordbook Judging Results for Travis County!  Please note that they are not complete, we did not have time to get everyone's placing written down at the event and are waiting for the District Results to be posted to verify the results highlighted in yellow.

Congratulations to everyone on their hard work and accomplishments this year - your recordbooks were so much fun to read! We are so happy we took 32 recordbooks to District this year.

Congratulations to Will Whitaker and Caitlin McCauslin for placing First in their categories and advancing to State!

Recordbooks are available for pick up at our Travis County Extension Office at your convenience.


Tuesday, July 10, 2018

REMINDER: Turkey Order Forms are due July 13, 2018

Turkey order forms are now available on the Travis 4-H Website (click the link and scroll down to Poultry).  Order forms are due July 13th at the Travis County Extension Office!


REMINDER: Recordbooks are due back on July 11, 2018 at noon!

All 1st place entries will advance to District 10 Recordbook Judging.  If you would like to make changes to your recordbook betweek now and District judging, you may check your recordbook out of the office and return it back to the Travis County Extension Office by 12 noon on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Awards Applications are open until 5 PM on Saturday, July 7th

Travis 4-H Award Applications have been reopened for a short period of time until 5:00 PM on Saturday, July 7, 2018.  Forms are available on the Travis 4-H Website.

2018 Ag Game Show at the Luling Foundation - 7/24/18

Travis County 4-H youth and adults are invited to participate in Ag Game Show at the Luling Foundation on Tuesday, July 24th!  Be sure to RSVP and reserve your spot - please see flyer below for details.

2018 Texas 4-H Livestock Judging - COACHES Clinic July 28-29

The West Region is excited to announce this statewide opportunity, the 2018 Texas 4-H Livestock Judging Coaches Clinic!

The event will be held at the San Angelo Stock Show & Rodeo Fairgrounds on July 28 & 29, 2018.
Registration will be via 4-H Connect and limited to the first 50 registered volunteers with a fee of $75 per person.
(No charge for County Extension Agents, but will still need to register via 4-H Connect)

Registration closes Monday- July 16th (or when full).

We think this will be an awesome opportunity for individuals that want to learn how to become a Livestock Judging Coach! Speakers include coaches at all levels that will share information including but not limited to: Starting Teams, Working with Youth, Evaluating Livestock, Educational Resources, Oral Reasons & much more.


See flyer below for more information.


Circle Bar T Ranch has Lambs for sale!

Jeff Turner has some lambs available for the Travis County Youth Show (TCYS) as well as prospects for major shows in Texas. Prices start at $400.00. 

They are located near the Hays/Caldwell line, we're just off HWY 21, or can text you a few pictures. Please give them a call if you may be interested. 512-738-2271.

Fayette County Fair Food Challenge - 8/2/18

Fayette County Fair is excited to host the 2nd Fayette County Fair Food Challenge Contest on Thursday, August 2 at the Fayette County Fairgrounds in La Grange.  This year ages will be determined by the upcoming school year (2018-2019). Please see the rules and entry form available below.  These are also available on the Travis County 4-H Website.



 

4-H FCH Project Day coming up on July 27, 2018 - RSVP by July 20th!

The workshop is free and is a lot of fun - be sure to bring a friend!  Please RSVP to Angela Reyes by 7/20 at amreyes@ag.tamu.edu if you have not already signed up!


Monday, June 25, 2018

2018 Travis County 4-H Recordbook Judging Results


A special thank you to all of the Travis County 4-H and Caldwell County 4-H Volunteers who helped us judge our Recordbooks this morning!!

Below are the results for the 2018 Travis County 4-H Recordbooks.  All 1st place entries will advance to District 10 Recordbook Judging.  If you would like to make changes to your recordbook betweek now and District judging, you may check your recordbook out of the office and return it back to the Travis County Extension Office by 12 noon on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.

All other non-1st entries may be picked up at your convenience.  Please let us know if you have any questions!


Thursday, June 21, 2018

2018-2019 Turkey Order Forms are now up - Due 7/13/18

Turkey order forms are now available on the Travis 4-H Website (click the link and scroll down to Poultry).  Order forms are due July 13th at the Travis County Extension Office!



RSVP for the Professional YoU! Workshop by Friday, June 22, 2018!

Don't forget to RSVP for the 2018 Professional YoU! Workshop is designed for youth who are 12 years of age and older and who would like help with developing their professional skills and presence!

The program will be held June 23, 2018 from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM at the Travis County Extension Office (1600-B Smith Road; Austin, Texas).   RSVP online at https://travis4h.com/registrations to save your spot today!


Recordbooks are due tomorrow, 6/22/18

Don't forget that Recordbooks are due at the Travis County Extension Office on 5 PM this Friday, June 22, 2018!!



2018 Texas 4-H Roundup Day 3 Results!


Wednesday, June 13, 2018

2018 Texas 4-H Roundup Day 1 Contest Results!

So proud of our youth and their hard work shining bright!! Stay tuned for more updates from tonight's assembly for Day 2!


Monday, June 11, 2018

2018 Recordbook Reminders

Check out some reminders for submitting Recordbooks!!  While Recordbooks are not mandatory, they are required to qualify for certain awards, project pins, and scholarships.  They even help graduating seniors out with completing scholarships!  

All forms and information are available online at https://texas4-h.tamu.edu/recordbooks/.  Please be sure to submit your recordbooks with a completed and signed Personal Information Page.
Below is a summary of the important dates and categories for Recordbooks.  The final deadline for them to be turned in to the County is Friday, June 22, at 5 PM.  If you would like to submit them early for review or feedback, please do!  You may submit a hard copy or electronic copy!



Also, we are still looking for a couple of additional judges to help us out at the County and District Recordbook Judging - please email Mellanie at MLMickelson@ag.tamu.edu if you are interested!

Travis and Caldwell County Recordbook Judging:
  • Monday, June 25, 2018
  • Travis County Extension Office
  • Approximately 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM-ish
  • Lunch is provided

District 10 Recordbook Judging:
  • Friday, July 13, 2018:
  • Helotes 4-H Activity Center
  • Approximately 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM-ish (dependant on number of entries in category)
  • Lunch is provided

2018 Professional YoU! Workshop - 6/23/18

The 2018 Professional YoU! Workshop is designed for youth who are 12 years of age and older and who would like help with developing their professional skills and presence!

The program will be held June 23, 2018 from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM at the Travis County Extension Office (1600-B Smith Road; Austin, Texas).   RSVP online at https://travis4h.com/registrations to save your spot today!



There is no fee for Travis County 4-H members, but there is a $10.00 fee for any youth who are not Travis County 4-H members, payable on the first day. Participants will be provided snacks and refreshments. If you need any type of accommodation to participate in this program or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Mellanie at 512-854-9600 or MLMickelson@ag.tamu.edu at least 2 days prior to the program.


Thursday, June 7, 2018

Your input is needed! District 10 Conference Feedback Survey open until July 2, 2018

We need your input! We're looking at revamping the District 10 4-H Conference to make it the best yet!

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